2014 April Fools’ Day Pranks: For Love AND Money

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It’s already April Fools’ Day somewhere:


1. Google is seeking the world’s best Pokemon Master:

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2. USA Today reports on some of this year’s April Fools’ brand PR stunts, including Cheetos perfume; Matching outfits for people & their pets by American Eagle Outfitters; Bras for cats from True & Co; BuildDirect’s edible chocolate flooring; Eagle caught salmon from FreshDirect; USB powered finger-sized irons for your underwear from Fruit of the Loom; Tic Tac’s shakeless packs for your mints, because “No shake, no share”

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3. The Pirate Bay kicks off April Fools’ Day early, announces device to ‘embrace your entire mind’

“After years of being driven from domain to domain, and finally into the cloud, TPB is making its final move…. into your mind.”

In cooperation with russian, israeli and japanese neuro scientists, we are developing a device that will embrace your entire mind. Using laser projections directly onto the retina it’ll no longer be any resolution but 100%. The sound will be delivered in a range from 12Hz to 79kHz and will cancel all noise from the outside world.

4. Lifehacker presents: April Fools’ Day 2014 Spoilers: All The Geek Pranks Revealed, including Pet-Fi, wireless service powered by your pet kinetic energy and a dating site that matches couples based on their shopping habits.